Tag Archives: Love

GREEN BALLOONS

Every year on our son’s Heavenly Birthday I write a poem in his honor.  My birthday present to him.  It’s my way of honoring his legacy of love and the multitude of lessons he left behind: in the hopes that, ‘because … Continue reading

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unpacking a life

“Energy flows where attention goes.” For the better part of two years now, my husband and I have been consumed by building our house.  First, eager to find land, then happily researching various house styles, designing the house and coming … Continue reading

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The Hands of a Gentle Man

  This man I married… Is the gentlest man I’ve ever known.  Though his love is strong and brave and gargantuan: it’s served up on a silver platter filled with delicate pastries and the richest of chocolates.  A little champagne … Continue reading

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The Funeral Suit

another death… a celebration of life   gliding past in videos and photographs of happier times when life was full   a black wool suit for a winters passing a silk linen blend for warm weathers mourning   hanging in … Continue reading

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THE PEAK SEASON

  I will not tread lightly into this season of my life.  The middle season.  Between the sunrise and the sunset.  The peak season, nestled amongst the dark and the light.  I will be steadfast, enveloped by a consciousness of … Continue reading

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WEIGHING IN: On What Matters Most

While it’s safe to say I’ve never been a wallflower, I am changing things up a bit.  This year I am living with bold intention.  That’s right you heard me…BOLD!  2013 was a frustrating and wonderful year all rolled into … Continue reading

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The Music of Acceptance

This post is dedicated to the memory of our son, Preston, who loved music.  And life. Several months ago, I watched the Glee episode honoring actor, Corey Monteith through his character, Finn Hudson.  Yes, I’m a gleek. I happen to … Continue reading

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Echoes of Angels

from far away a distant sound familiar and warm   white noise   echoing a life of voices lost beckoning me   singing softly wondrous notes walking amongst us in various forms   ethereal footsteps   echoes from on high … Continue reading

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all things BIG and small

When you’re in the midst of oodles of small things, they feel like big things.  Until you’re smack-dab in the middle of a big thing.  Then you remember how blessed you were to be absorbed in a lot of small … Continue reading

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An Uncommon Love Story

Today is our wedding anniversary.  My husband, Sam, and I are celebrating thirty- three years of marriage.  Of love and joy.  Struggle and strife.  As I sat down to write this week’s post, what I thought would be easy and … Continue reading

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